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Re: Call for seconds: DFSG violations in Lenny

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 10:54:35PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Monday 27 October 2008 20:36, Robert Millan wrote:
> >   - We give priority to the timely release of Lenny over sorting every bit
> > out - for this reason, we will
> >         - treat removal of sourceless firmware as a best-effort process
> >     *and*
> >         - deliver
> >               - firmware in udebs as long as it is necessary for
> > installation (like all udebs) *and*
> >               - firmware included in the kernel itself as part of Debian
> > Lenny as long as we are legally allowed to do so, and the firmware is
> > distributed upstream under a license that complies with the DFSG.
> Aeh, if we'd vote on this, would that mean that we could deliver the firmware 
> in udebs but not in debs?
> Not all debian installers use udebs, fai for example doesnt and I'm sure there 
> are others...

How about making it less specific, like:

  "... deliver firmware as part of Debian Lenny as long as ..."

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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